Barcelona School of Management - BSM • Barcelona, Spain
UPF Barcelona School of Management is part of Pompeu Fabra University's management school. The higher education institution which is based in Barcelona, Spain, was established in 2011. it is one of the best universities worldwide, as shown by major international rankings results. The school offers master programmes, postgraduate degrees, as well as specialization courses in Management and Business Administration; Law; Politics and Public Management; Creativity and Technology; Economics; Communication and Journalism; Health Management and Sciences; as well as Marketing and Branding; Accounting; Finance and Human Resources. The school made it its mission, to educate its students through challenging the norms with science and social awareness, therefore training tomorrow's leaders to be open-minded and responsible. The school sees education as a bond between university and company, that's why the master courses are not only well-structured, but also offer industry insights and knowledge. The school is renowned as proven by several international rankings- it was ranked 12th best university in the world under 50 years old by the Times Higher Education Ranking in 2015, as well as named amongst the top 10 of Europe's best universities, according to U-Multirank. The academic staff is highly qualified and consists of national and international faculty members. Speaking of international- foreign students are more than welcome as they are an important part of the multicultural learning environment that UPF Barcelona School of Management offers. Nowadays, 45 nationalities are represented amongst the student body. 82% of scholarships are awarded to students who come from outside of Spain. The school has strong ties to industry- in 2015, over 900 student took internships to gain work experience, network and to generally broaden their horizons. Over 1,200 internship agreements were signed with companies that same year. The university offers financial aid in the form of scholarships. Last year, 29 Master of Science students received support from a MSc Scholarship, and 26 Talent Scholarships were awarded to the most talented students.